2006 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series
2006 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecturer
The Honorable Janice Rogers Brown, United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
"From 'Morning in America' to 'High Noon': Deliquescence in the Rule of Law"
When: Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 4:00
Where: Lee Chapel
Judge Brown delivered the fourth lecture in the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series. A former justice for the California Supreme Court, Judge Brown now sits on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge Brown graduated from California State University, Sacramento, and from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, and from the University of Virginia School of Law. She served as a deputy in the Office of Legislative Counsel for the State of California, as a deputy attorney general in the California Attorney General's Office, and as Deputy Secretary and General Counsel for California's Business, Transportation, and Housing Agency. Judge Brown then entered private practice as a senior associate at a Sacramento law firm. In 1991, she returned to government service as the Legal Affairs Secretary to California Governor Pete Wilson. From 1994 to 1996, she served as an associate justice for the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, and from 1996 to 2005, as an associate justice for the California Supreme Court.